Archive for June, 2005

Special Report on the Oklahoma City Bombing

EXCLUSIVE REPORT: NICHOLS TALKS TO ROHRBACHER

29 June 2005: Early Monday morning, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, accompanied by staff aides, met with convicted Oklahoma City bomber Terry Nichols at the super-maximum security prison in Florence, Colorado where Nichols is serving 161 consecutive life sentences for his role in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. Congressman Rohrabacher has publicly vowed to investigate the unanswered questions pertaining to the involvement of others and a link to Middle East terrorists in the heartland attack. To address the issue of a foreign connection, Rohrabacher has heavily referenced the investigative work performed by award-winning journalist Jayna Davis as detailed in her book, The Third Terrorist.

In an exclusive interview with Ms. Davis, Northeast Intelligence Network Director Douglas Hagmann obtained a tape recording of a telephone conversation between Ms. Davis and Congressman Rohrabacher when he contacted her following his meeting with Nichols. On that tape, the congressman outlines what Nichols told him during their meeting. Upon reflecting about Nichols’ answers to his questions concerning a Middle Eastern connection, Congressman Rohrabacher admitted to Ms. Davis:

“Yours is the only game in town that has any evidence.”

During the jailhouse interview, Nichols acknowledged the existence of John Doe #2 but stopped short of identifying the elusive third terrorist, claiming he “did not want to speculate.” However, according to Rohrabacher, Nichols did say “he thought other people [beyond Nichols and Timothy McVeigh] were involved” in the Oklahoma City bombing.

Said Congressman Rohrabacher (excerpted and transcribed from the audiotape):

“Timothy McVeigh on a number of occasions, had talked about Middle Easterners. Terry didn’t say anything that would dispel the, uh, the theory, the central theory of your research, which is, uh these people (witnesses featured in The Third Terrorist) actually saw Tim McVeigh and he was with Arabs, and, uh these are, uh, and these are the people that you tracked down.”

Congressman Rohrabacher recounted his conversation with Nichols and the information developed by Ms. Davis in her book, as well as information that has not been made public. Pertaining to Ms. Davis’ investigative findings of a definitive Middle Eastern connection to the bombing:

“He (Nichols) did not, did not say anything that would undercut that theory… especially he didn’t do anything that would in any way I’d say, uh counter, uh, the uh, witnesses that you have dug up and put on the record…”

The witnesses mentioned by the congressman refer to nearly two dozen men and women who provided sworn affidavits to Ms. Davis and David Schippers, a highly respected Chicago based attorney who served as Chief Investigative Counsel to the House Judiciary Committee for the impeachment trial of former President Clinton. Mr. Schippers also served under U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy, prosecuting a number of high profile organized crime figures. After conducting lengthy videotaped interviews with more than a dozen of Ms. Davis’ confidential witnesses in May 2005, Attorney Schippers stated:

“Given the credibility of these witnesses, I could get an indictment with just one day of testimony before a grand jury.”

Also commenting on the statements of the multiple witnesses who have attested to observing Middle Eastern nationals, the majority of whom are former Iraqi soldiers, in the company of McVeigh and at the Murrah building at the time of the bombing is former CIA director James Woolsey. Mr. Woolsey has previously stated that he has found the witness statements accumulated by Davis to be credible, adding further weight to the investigative research conducted by Jayna Davis and Mr. Schippers. Stated Congressman Rohrabacher to Ms. Davis:

“Your evidence remains the heaviest”

Despite the information Nichols gave to the congressman, he told Ms. Davis that he was still “in no hurry” to convene any congressional hearings, but added that he wanted to see more of her evidence.

DEVELOPING…

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Update: Rohrabacher Had Two-Hour Meeting With Nichols

27 June 2005: 10:35 pm EDT: In an exclusive interview this evening with Jayna Davis, author of The Third Terrorist, it was confirmed that Congressman Dana Rohrabacher met with Terry Nichols for two hours today at the Supermax federal prison in Florence, Colorado. Ms. Davis stated that the congressman contacted her by telephone following the interview and admitted that Nichols said nothing to refute the evidence contained in her book outlining a connection to Middle Eastern terrorists to the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

At This Hour: Congressman Dana Rohrabacher Meeting with Convicted OKC Bomber Terry Nichols

A Quest for Truth or Another Warren Commission?

by Douglas J. Hagmann, Director

27 June 2005; 11:30 am MT, 1:30 pm EDT: Jayna Davis, author of The Third Terrorist, an exhaustive and detailed investigative accounting of the events and the suspects involved in the April 19, 1995 bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City, has confirmed that Congressman Dana Rohrabacher is meeting with convicted bomber Terry Nichols at the “Supermax” Prison in Florence, Colorado at this hour. Rohrabacher, who promised to conduct a fact-finding mission and a Congressional Inquiry into the bombing to explore other conspirators, was provided a detailed list of questions to ask Nichols by Ms. Davis during the interview at the congressman’s request.

Earlier this year, hopes to identify the truth behind the events of the Oklahoma City bombing were rekindled with the public promise by the congressman to do whatever it takes to find out the truth behind the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil to that date. Ms. Davis confirmed that she has been in touch with Congressman Rohrabacher consistently since he announced his plans, and has provided him with questions to be posed not only to Nichols, but to the U.S. Department of Justice and Robert Mueller, Director of the FBI.

The Northeast Intelligence Network has learned, however, that despite a meeting with the FBI Director, many questions were not asked and remained unanswered. Accordingly, research into the background of the congressman has caused significant concern as outlined in the investigative document below.

REPORT: Congressman Rohrabacher: Another Potential to Weep? (PDF FILE)

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FBI Misses More Than Explosives

by Douglas J. Hagmann, Director

2 April 2005-In my career as an investigator, I have been with FBI agents and state police officers when a few search warrants were executed. In each case, the items being sought were quite small – they could almost fit into the palm of your hand – and could easily be hidden in plain sight if you did not know what you were looking for (which is the primary reason I was there). We spent hours at the smallest location and I can assure you, there was nothing that went untouched, or wasn’t picked-up, moved, opened… you get the idea. Everything at each location was rearranged, and every room entered and searched, basements, crawlspaces, and attics included.

The items being sought were not only small, but admittedly insignificant in terms of having any impact whosever on public safety. The point is, however, unless they were buried in some super-secret underground storage bunker behind the building, the items were found – the first time.

As if it was some warped tenth-year anniversary April fools joke played on the American public, the FBI admitted Friday that explosive materials that likely predate the 1995 Oklahoma bombing were found in the crawlspace of a Kansas house rented by Terry Nichols – a home “thoroughly” searched by the FBI in 1995.

For the sake of 171 souls who perished on April 19, 1995, one would think that the FBI and myriad of authorities searching the premises at that time would have checked the crawlspace. On the other hand, “stuff happens.” Mistakes are made by law enforcement officials because they are human and have a tough job. But in the case of Okalahoma City, more than mistakes were made.

Reliable and unimpeachable sources have confided to me that during a telephone conversation between then-President William Clinton and then-Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating on the day of the bombing, Clinton said to Keating: “I sure hope that there was no Middle Eastern involvement.” [in the Murrah bombing]. Clinton’s remark may well have been an effective instructional command rather than a depiction of sentiment. To date, authorities stated that despite a thorough search of the evidence, they have found no Middle Eastern involvement, or at least none that they have admitted. These are the same authorities that missed a cache of explosives in the crawlspace, only to have someone else point them out ten years later. The same has happened with the Middle Eastern connection, although it’s easier to dismiss evidence when you don’t need the bomb squad, under the glare of press lights and police sirens, to bring it to you.

Indeed, “stuff happens,” and mistakes are made, but for the sake of the dead and for the future of this country, now is the time for them to be corrected. The truth has to be exposed without regard to its political ramifications. There are about two-dozen witnesses that need to be heard on Capitol Hill in a commission on the Oklahoma City bombing. Their testimony will provide proof positive of a Middle Eastern connection, and their testimony will resonate louder and longer than the explosion made by a cache of ten year-old explosives found in a Kansas home.

The Oklahoma City Bombing & the Undeniable Connection to Middle Eastern Terrorism

by Douglas J. Hagmann, Director

In the interest of everyone’s time, I am going to be very direct – perhaps to the point of being rudely abrupt. Please look at the blue box with a number of days, hours and minutes counting down to April 19, 2005 that appears on the right hand portion of this page. Now, look at the picture below it. That is the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City after the bomb that exploded almost ten years ago; well, you can count down yourself to the exact anniversary of the blast with the help of our clock.

That blast took 171 lives – 168 were men, women and children, and three were unborn children. I have spent a large portion of the last three years researching, investigating and studying radical Islamic based terrorism and based on my findings, and based on the fruits of one of the best, if not THE best non-law enforcement conducted investigations I have ever read, I have absolutely no doubt that there was a radical Islamic Middle Eastern component deeply involved in that blast. It is unnecessary to outline the reasons on which this conclusion is based, as Jayna Davis, author of The Third Terrorist has done a perfect job in that area. In fact, a flawless job. I was permitted the enviable opportunity to review much of her investigative work and findings. Without hesitation, I would like to see a Congressional Commission, as suggested in the news article reprinted below, conduct an extensive review of her findings – as long as they are committed to finding the truth, wherever it leads.

Based on what I have seen, I have absolutely no doubt whatsoever of a Middle Eastern connection to this bombing. I could be more specific, but Ms. Davis has already done so. Her detractors, if any, and those who have suggested the involvement of a domestic supremacy group, are either deluding themselves or have not seen the clear and convincing evidence.

Ladies and gentlemen, please look at the countdown clock at the right – and the building - again. Those who have the power to convene and conduct a meaningful inquiry – not some dog and pony show – owe it to the 171 innocents who perished on that day to reveal to the American public once and for all the Middle Eastern, radical Islamic connection. The clock is ticking not only to the tenth anniversary of that fateful day, but most assuredly, to another such day of equally and perhaps more tragic consequences – even by those who continue to live and work among us.

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Report: Lawmaker Seeks New OKC Bomb Probe
By: JIM MYERS World Washington Bureau
Publication Date: 03/22/2005; Page A1 of News
Tulsa World (Reprinted with permission)

WASHINGTON — A California lawmaker is expected to use his congressional subcommittee to open another investigation into the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, even though key Oklahomans have discouraged him from launching such hearings.

Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher reportedly wants to look into allegations that others besides Timothy McVeigh, who has been executed for the terrorist attack, and Terry Nichols, who is serving a life sentence for it, were involved and whether federal officials participated in a cover-up.

Rohrabacher already has discussed his plan with former Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., and U.S. Rep. Ernest Istook, R-Okla.

Both Keating and Istook have discouraged such hearings. Inhofe could not be reached for comment.

Rohrabacher is chairman of the House International Relations Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

His spokeswoman refused Monday to confirm that the congressman was considering such hearings, although earlier she reportedly had provided that confirmation to KTOK, an Oklahoma City radio station.

Apparently Rohrabacher became interested in the Oklahoma City bombing after hearing about former Oklahoma City television reporter Jayna Davis’ book on the attack.

For years Davis has insisted that Middle Eastern men, including Iraqis, were involved in the bombing.

The bombing at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995, killed 168 people.

Keating, who was governor at the time, said Monday that he recently met with Rohrabacher at the congressman’s request.

“The impression I had before and after my conversation was that he intended to have some forum, whether it was just asking for information or a formal hearing,” Keating said.

He said he discouraged Rohrabacher from moving ahead with his plan.

He sounded especially troubled by one theory Rohrabacher suggested that McVeigh and Nichols were trained to make explosives by the FBI, then somehow got away from their handlers and carried out the plot to bomb the federal building in Oklahoma City.

The theory goes on to include a cover-up by the FBI to hide its involvement..

Keating, a former FBI agent, U.S. attorney and top-ranking official at the U.S. Department of Justice, said he warned Rohrabacher that his panel could come off looking “rather silly” if he bases its hearings on such a theory.

“I told him, ‘With all due respect, I don’t think you know how agents work,’ ” he said.

“These agents had friends who were killed,” he said, referring to the federal government agents and employees who died in the attack.

“It makes absolutely no sense.”

Keating said state and local law enforcement officials would never have gone along with such a cover-up.

“(We) would have scratched the eyes out of anyone who had anything to do with this,” he said, recalling the rage Oklahomans across the state felt over the bombing.

Keating said he reminded Rohrabacher that the statute of limitations never runs out in a murder case and that the Oklahoma City bombing case will remain open.

If anyone has credible information about the involvement of others, he said, that information should be handed over to the proper authorities.

“Some of these theories are not helpful,” Keating said.

Micah Leydorf, Istook’s spokeswoman, confirmed that the congressman talked with Rohrabacher and also discouraged him from moving forward with his investigation.

“It was his impression that the investigation was to be based on material that has already been investigated,” Leydorf said.

Inhofe’s session with Rohrabacher was confirmed by Danny Finnerty, who said the senator was not available for comment.

CREDIT: jim.myers@tulsaworld.com

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Insurance & Bank Fraud Funding Terrorism? Not a New Concept

Dearborn Father-Son Terrorist Duo

by Douglas J. Hagmann, Director

17 June 2005: A father and son who were convicted in December 2004 on 42 counts of fraud related charges are also under investigation for promoting and supporting terrorism, including teaching radical Islamic, anti-U.S. classes in their Michigan home.

Musa Abdallah Jebril, a Muslim cleric, and his son Ahmad Musa Jebril, an outspoken critic of U.S. policy towards the Middle East, .were arrested at their Dearborn home on September 9, 2003. At the time of their arrest, FBI agents confiscated a number of items from their home, including a framed emblem of the terrorist organization HAMAS, three shotguns and ammunition for those firearms as well as for semiautomatic weapons. Authorities also seized a family photo album depicting Ahmad Jebril dressed as a mujahideen terrorist fighter as a teenager. Ahmad Jebril has also been identified as operating an anti-American Web site urging a holy war in and against the U.S.

Between 1988 and 2003, the men bought 13 houses and two apartment buildings in the greater Detroit area and insured them for amounts well beyond their value. They were convicted of defrauding six banks of more than $250,000, and between 10 and 50 people out of upward of $400,000. The pair would utilize false identities and documentation to secure loans and opened bank accounts in the names of nonexistent companies to handle incoming funds. From 1988 to 2003, they purchased multiple properties, including an apartment building in Lincoln Park, four houses in Dearborn and seven buildings in Detroit. They would then vandalize their own properties and file insurance claims for the damages. On several occasions, the men made claims to more than one insurance company and collected twice for the alleged damage on the same property. They laundered their collections through their own bank accounts and withdrew cash to make mortgage and insurance payments.They also required their tenants, who knew them only by their aliases to pay their rent in cash and failed to report the income on their taxes.

They also reportedly created fake identification cards, including one that used the name, “Alsalafyoon Alatharyoon,” which allegedly refers to al-Qaeda. In 2000, they both were convicted of lying on vehicle titles and conspiracy to pass along false titles. Ahmad Musa Jebril was convicted on an additional charge of insurance fraud stemming from that case.

While their fraud activities were found to span a 15 year period, their anti-American activities appear to encompass the same time frame. In addition to the vitriolic anti-American classes held in their home, a fax was sent to CNN following the November 13, 1995 bombing in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia that killed four Americans, including Jim Allen of Michigan. That fax praised the bombing and was ultimately traced back to the Jebrils’ Dearborn home by federal authorities.

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Insurance & Bank Fraud Funding Terrorism? Not a New Concept

17 June 2005: A father and son who were convicted in December 2004 on 42 counts of fraud related charges are also under investigation for promoting and supporting terrorism, including teaching radical Islamic, anti-U.S. classes in their Michigan home.

Musa Abdallah Jebril, a Muslim cleric, and his son Ahmad Musa Jebril, an outspoken critic of U.S. policy towards the Middle East, .were arrested at their Dearborn home on September 9, 2003. At the time of their arrest, FBI agents confiscated a number of items from their home, including a framed emblem of the terrorist organization HAMAS, three shotguns and ammunition for those firearms as well as for semiautomatic weapons. Authorities also seized a family photo album depicting Ahmad Jebril dressed as a mujahideen terrorist fighter as a teenager. Ahmad Jebril has also been identified as operating an anti-American Web site urging a holy war in and against the U.S.

Between 1988 and 2003, the men bought 13 houses and two apartment buildings in the greater Detroit area and insured them for amounts well beyond their value. They were convicted of defrauding six banks of more than $250,000, and between 10 and 50 people out of upward of $400,000. The pair would utilize false identities and documentation to secure loans and opened bank accounts in the names of nonexistent companies to handle incoming funds. From 1988 to 2003, they purchased multiple properties, including an apartment building in Lincoln Park, four houses in Dearborn and seven buildings in Detroit. They would then vandalize their own properties and file insurance claims for the damages. On several occasions, the men made claims to more than one insurance company and collected twice for the alleged damage on the same property. They laundered their collections through their own bank accounts and withdrew cash to make mortgage and insurance payments.They also required their tenants, who knew them only by their aliases to pay their rent in cash and failed to report the income on their taxes.

They also reportedly created fake identification cards, including one that used the name, “Alsalafyoon Alatharyoon,” which allegedly refers to al-Qaeda. In 2000, they both were convicted of lying on vehicle titles and conspiracy to pass along false titles. Ahmad Musa Jebril was convicted on an additional charge of insurance fraud stemming from that case.

While their fraud activities were found to span a 15 year period, their anti-American activities appear to encompass the same time frame. In addition to the vitriolic anti-American classes held in their home, a fax was sent to CNN following the November 13, 1995 bombing in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia that killed four Americans, including Jim Allen of Michigan. That fax praised the bombing and was ultimately traced back to the Jebrils’ Dearborn home by federal authorities.

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The Mysterious Fertilizer Truck BOLO

By Randy Taylor, Independent Analyst

12 June 2005: On Wednesday, May 25, 2005 Randy McDaniel, 50, a driver with J & M Transport of Cabot, Arkansas picked up a 51,000-pound load of urea fertilizer in Little Rock. Operating a red 1996 Volvo tractor with Arkansas plate F254068 with a J & M Transport logo on the door and a towing white trailer with Oklahoma plate 2106FB, McDaniel never made it to his destination in Stuttgart, Arkansas.

A week later - on Wednesday, June 1, 2005, Highway Information Sharing and Analysis Center issued a bulletin about the missing J & M Transport truck, the driver and cargo. The FBI became involved, at that time citing the potential for the cargo to be used as a critical component in a fertilizer-based explosive. BOLO’s or “Be on the Lookout” bulletins were issued, and FBI agents searched the Arkansas area for the missing truck, its driver and contents.

On Friday, June 3, 2005, an employee of Little Rock Wastewater Utilities spotted the missing truck abandoned behind Halbert Pipe & Steel Company Inc, 400 North Olive Street in North Little Rock while running an errand for the company. The driver and the 51,000 pounds of urea fertilizer were missing, and notable is that the location where the truck was found was in close proximity to a cross-country Interstate.

Later that day, the FBI called off their search for the missing fertilizer as they determined that the cargo “was not particularly dangerous.” According to FBI spokesman Special Agent Steve Frazier, the Terrorism Task Force “determined that the missing fertilizer was urea-based and used primarily for grass and rice - not the more hazardous nitrate-based fertilizer.”

As of today, McDaniel and the fertilizer are still missing, and McDaniel has not been in contact with his girlfriend or family members since the time of his May 25th disappearance. Currently, the theft of the fertilizer is being investigated as a criminal matter by the local authorities rather than a potential terrorist threat as initially classified.

Memories of February 26, 1993

At 12:17 pm on February 26, 1993, an explosion ripped through multiple levels of the World Trade Center parking garage, killing six people and injuring over one thousand more. Few people remember or fully understand the extent of the damage caused by that bomb, contained in a truck parked on the B-2 level of the North Tower’s parking garage.

The blast created a crater six stories high, tearing through steel and reinforced concrete nearly a foot thick on two levels above the bomb, leaving a gaping 18′ by 22′ hole in the lobby of the Vista Hotel. The downward blast pulverized 15,000 square feet of concrete and obliterated the steel reinforcements three stories downward. The blast also cracked a cast-iron pipe that brought water from the Hudson into the air conditioning system, flooding the lower areas. It also ripped a 7 ton steel support brace and tossed it 40 feet. The main explosive component of the bomb was 1,200 pounds of urea nitrate fertilizer.

As documented by Dr. Laurie Mylroie in The War Against America, the urea nitrate was divided up into manageable weights, wrapped in plastic and placed into boxes in the cargo area of the truck. The trigger was nitroglycerine fixed into the urea nitrate and additional components were added to the cargo to give it increased effectiveness.

Urea Fertilizers as Explosives

Urea fertilizer is the most common fertilizer used and accounts for 40 percent of worldwide fertilizer use, according to the Fertilizer Institute. Explosives made of urea nitrate have been used in the Middle East, South America, Pakistan and the United States prior to the World Trade Center bombing. While urea fertilizer would not necessarily be the method of choice for a truck bomb, its effectiveness when turned into urea nitrate has already been proven, and as it is more available than the more volatile compounds, its use as a bomb component cannot be discounted. Because of its chemical structure, urea fertilizer is more stable than ammonium nitrate, the component used in the April 19, 1995 truck bomb in Oklahoma City that claimed 171 lives. Although it takes more knowledge in chemistry to produce a powerful explosive from urea fertilizer, it can and obviously has been done – with deadly results.

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Portland, Oregon: A Sleepy City or City of Sleepers

By Douglas J. Hagmann, Director

6 June 2005: Portland appears to be a city of many distinctions, not the least of which is that it is the home of the “Portland Seven,” referring to seven Portland area Islamic militants who were arrested and accused of conspiring to travel to Afghanistan to help the Taliban fight the U.S. military. Six of the defendants are serving prison terms of up to 18 years while the seventh was killed in an October 2003 shootout in Pakistan.

More recently, Portland achieved the distinction to be the first municipality in the nation to pull out of the Justice Department’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF). Some called it a “rejection of President Bush’s politics of fear,” while more rational people have called it just plain stupid. I vote for the latter, especially in light of the events of this weekend in Multnomah County, Oregon.

Multnomah County Sheriff deputies caught two Muslim men, Abdullah Shabbaz and Jason Merrigan, a/k/a Yassin Abdurahman shooting assault rifles on Larch Mountain on Saturday, 28 May 2005. According to police reports, they also possessed a duffle bag containing semi-automatic assault rifles, handguns, clips and a gas mask, in addition to the assault rifles they were shooting. Both men were ticketed for trespassing and lying to authorities; Abdurahman (Merrigan) also had an outstanding warrant for a drug charge. In an interesting coincidence, the area where the two were shooting is a heavily wooded area near the Columbia River Gorge, just across the river from the gravel pit where some of the “Portland Seven” were found to be “target practicing” shortly before their arrest.

Portland: From the “City of Rose” to the “City of Guns & Roses?”

Portland has long been known as the “City of Roses.” Perhaps with the political grandstanding that led to the majority of Portland’s leaders nixing their interaction with the U.S. Justice Department, it will become known as the city of “Guns & Roses.” The stated cause for Portland”s pullout from the JTTF stems from the demand by Portland Mayor Tom Potter and Chief of Police Derrick Foxworth that they be granted the same “top secret” clearance as the Portland police officers assigned to the FBI directed Task Force. Absent of that, they reasoned, there would be no way to insure the JTTF operates within the bounds of Oregon law and the state Constitution.

In a news conference about the issue earlier this year, Robert Jordan, the FBI’s Special Agent in Charge (SAC) in Portland, stated that the demand is “not feasible or reasonable  since no other mayor in the 100 cities and towns with JTTF teams has been granted top secret clearance.

Apparently, though, the issue is a moot point if you would ask Portland city commissioner Randy Leonard. Written in an article on Portland’s own official website dated Tuesday, March 1, 2005, Portland city commissioner Randy Leonard scoffed at a CNN report that said Portland may be one of six cities with “terror sleeper cells” and said the report is part of a public relations campaign being waged by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to force the city into joining an anti-terror task force without conditions.

In that same article, FBI SAC Jordan stated that the bureau knows of “jihadists” who trained in Afghanistan and other unspecified countries and are now living in Oregon.

“We don’t have an imminent threat that we’re aware of. But I will say this: We have people here in Oregon that have trained in jihadist camps in bad areas, in the bad neighborhoods of the world,” Jordan told the Associated Press in Portland in late January.

The FBI report was apparently not sufficient for the non-believing Randy Leonard, as the article stated: “If sleeper cells are in the community’s midst, no one from the Portland FBI has ever told him, Leonard said.”

Although doubtful, one can only hope that the sound of assault rifles being fired in his own backyard by Shabbaz and Abdurahman, who are apparently waging their own public relations campaign of Islamic militancy might be a sufficient wake-up call for the city commissioner and his political sycophants.

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